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Warren Buffett’s Book List

We continue our list of famous investor books with recommends by Warren Buffett. In this case, Buffett has written few (or any depending on the count) books but there are many about him and many he recommended. We compiled a list containing all those titles which we found sources for (or which Buffett authored below). If we are missing any please emails us at tips(@) with a source of the recommendation and name of the book. The links in this article are affiliate links – the purchases are anonymous and it does not cost you a penny but could save you a lot of money from buying expensive hedge funds!!

LAST UPDATED 2/18/18 with a new recommendation from Warren

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The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America
Warren Buffett & Lawrence A. Cunningham
Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders Warren Buffett 2012
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The Warren Buffett Shareholder: Stories from inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

 Larry Cunningham  2018  Buffett/Cunningham
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life Alice Schroeder 1995
Buffett: the Making of an American Capitalist Roger Lowenstein 2008
tap dancing to work Carol J. Loomis 2012
Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett Andrew Kilpatrick 2000
Buffetology Mary Buffett & David Clark 1997
Warren Buffett on Business: Principles from the Sage of Omaha Richard J. Connors & Warren Buffett 2009
Security Analysis
Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits Philip Fisher
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises Tim Geithner 2014
Jack: Straight from the Gut Jack Welch 2003
The Outsiders William N. Thorndike 2012
The Clash of the Cultures John Bogle 2012
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales From the World of Wall Street John Brooks 2014
Where Are the Customers' Yachts Fred Schwed 2005
Essays in Persuasion John Maynard Keynes 2009
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing Jack Bogle 2007
Poor Charlie's Almanack Peter Kaufman 2005
The Most Important Thing Illuminated Howard Marks 2013
Dream Big Cristiane Correa 2014
First a Dream Jim Clayton and Bill Retherford 2002
Take on the Street Arthur Levitt 2003
Nuclear Terrorism Graham Allison 2005
How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie 1936
The Wealth of Nations Adam Smith 1776
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) (Collins Business Essentials) Benjamin Graham & Jason Zweig 2006
The Warren Buffett Way Robert G. Hagstrom 1994
Essays In Persuasion John Maynard Keynes 2009
The Theory of Investment Value
John Burr Williams
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money John Maynard Keynes 2009
The People v. Clarence Darrow: The Bribery Trial of America's Greatest Lawyer Geoffrey Cowan 1994
A Piece of the Action: How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class Joe Nocera 1995
The Money Masters John Train 1994
Paths to Wealth Through Common Stocks Philip Fisher 1960
Science of Hitting Ted Williams & John Underwood 1986
Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company Andrew S. Grove 1999
The Expanded Quotable Einstein Albert Einstein 2000
The Farmer from Merna: A Biography of George J. Mecherle and a History of the State Farm Insurance Companies of Bloomington, Illinois Karl Schriftgeisser 1996
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings Philip A. Fisher 1957
The Warren Buffett CEO: Secrets from the Berkshire Hathaway Managers Robert P. Miles 2002
Personal History Katharine Graham 1998
Bull!: A History of the Boom and Bust Maggie Mahar 2004
The Smartest Guys in the Room Bethany McLean & Peter Elkind 2004
In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington Robert Rubin & Jacob Weisberg 2004
Sam Walton: Made In America Sam Walton 1993
A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson 2003
F.I.A.S.C.O.: Blood in the Water on Wall Street Frank Partnoy 1997
Travels with Barley: A Journey Through Beer Culture in America Ken Wells 2004
Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger, 3rd Edition Peter Bevelin 2004
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion Robert B. Cialdini 2006
Supermoney Adam Smith
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Vintage) Barack Obama 2008
Warren Buffett: An Illustrated Biography of the World's Most Successful Investor Ayano Morio 2011
Foods You Will Enjoy - The Story of Buffett's Store Bill Buffett 2008
Pleased But Not Satisfied David Sokol 2007
Benjamin Graham on Value Investing: Lessons from the Dean of Wall Street Janet Lowe 1996
Do Business with People You Can Trust: Balancing Profits and Principles - Fifth Anniversary Edition L. J. Rittenhouse 2007
John Bogle on Investing: The First 50 Years Paul Volcker 2000
Common Sense on Mutual Funds: Fully Updated 10th Anniversary Edition John C. Bogle 2009
The Real Warren Buffett: Managing Capital, Leading People James O'Loughlin 2004
Will America Grow up Before it Grows Old: How the Coming Social Security Crisis Threatens You, Your Family, and Your Country Peter G. Peterson 1996
Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond Thomas J. Watson & Peter Petre 2000
Memos from the Chairman Alan C. Greenberg 1996
Jack Welch Speaks: Wisdom from the World's Greatest Business Leader Janet Lowe
Quality Financial Reporting
Paul B. W. Miller & Paul R. Bahnson
Epidemic of Care: A Call for Safer, Better, and More Accountable Health Care George C. Halvorson & George J. Isham MD 2003
Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It Peter G. Peterson 2005
The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley Leslie Berlin 2005
Speculative Contagion: An Antidote for Speculative Epidemics Frank K. Martin 2006